Unbeaten start is the key for Leicester Tigers boss Richard Cockerill
Leicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill believes his side were happier with the two points from their tedious 9-9 draw than Saracens.
Toby Flood booted Leicester into a 9-0 lead in a first half which saw Sarries' fly-half Owen Farrell miss four of five attempts at goal.
The Fez Heads dragged it back in the second period with two Charlie Hodgson kicks levelling the scores in a truly dreadful Aviva Premiership spectacle on Tigers' first-ever visit to Wembley Stadium.
Despite seeing their bitter rivals take a share of the spoils, Cockerill reflected on an unbeaten start to the season and a 12-point haul from three matches that has left him satisfied with his side's work.
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"It's two points against a good side and we will probably be more pleased with that than Saracens are," he said.
"It was a tense game with a few errors, and it was certainly not a great game. But we have 12 points from three games and we will take that.
"We had some opportunities to score tries but, when we got into their 22, we made errors and coughed the ball up.
"Having said that, to have a six-point lead at half-time with the penalties we gave them was unusual. Against sides like Saracens, if you make a mistake, you usually get punished.
"We played too much in our own half at times and we didn't break them down as often as we would have liked to, but it was probably a fair result in what was a pretty poor game.
"These things happen when two sides cancel each other out."
Skipper Geordan Murphy is likely to be a doubt for Saturday's visit of champions Harlequins to Welford Road.
He left the game at Wembley within the opening quarter of an hour after falling awkwardly in a challenge, and left the ground hobbling in a knee brace.
"Geordan's knee has stiffened up but I hope it is just bruising," said an optimistic Cockerill.
Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall said off-key Farrell had not practised much lately while recovering from a groin niggle.
"He's a magnificent player for us but every man has the odd bad day at the office, and I know he has the strength of character to come back.
"I think it's definitely two points dropped as we missed plenty of opportunities."